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May 2021

The risks in hunting for higher returns

By Tony Kaye, Senior Personal Finance Writer, Vanguard Australia How much investment risk are you willing to take? If you’ve…

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Keeping your cool in a hot market

After reeling from the impact of COVID-19 lockdowns in 2020, property values throughout Australia have strongly rebounded, rising at their…

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Salary packaging

Salary packaging is when you and your employer ‘package’ your salary into income and benefits. It’s also known as salary…

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Hedge funds

Hedge funds use investment strategies that are more complex than other managed funds. Many aim for positive or less volatile…

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How To Avoid Extra Home Loan Fees

Exit and early termination fees can put the brakes on plans to sell, to refinance, and to renovate or purchase …

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Asset allocations still hold the key

By Robin Bowerman, Head of Corporate Affairs, Vanguard Australia Owning a home has for decades now been a prerequisite to…

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Recent stories

Top ways to cut your expenses and increase your savings

Is the key to saving a home deposit as simple as giving up ‘smashed avo’? Well not quite. But spending…

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Weekly Market Updates | June 28, 2022

Watch UGC’s weekly market update videos to find out the week’s most important financial and investment news.

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Financial planning for your growing family

Starting a family, whether it be taking those first steps of planning or knowing your baby is on their way,…

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Investing for a house deposit

The surge in house prices around Australia over the last two years has done little to quell the notion that…

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Heart, head and gut: 5 tips for making better business decisions

One of the biggest things holding entrepreneurs back from making bigger, better decisions for their business is anxiety over making…

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